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Bernstine Goes to Washington in 7th Round
Defensive back is sixth Hawkeye drafted in 2012
Jordan Bernstine was the Big Ten's 10th leading tackler in 2011.
Jordan Bernstine was the Big Ten's 10th leading tackler in 2011.
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April 28, 2012

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa defensive back Jordan Bernstine was selected by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft Saturday. Bernstine is the sixth Iowa player selected in the 2012 draft and the 51st Hawkeye player to be drafted under Kirk Ferentz.

Detroit selected OL Riley Reiff in the first round, DL Mike Daniels was a fourth round selection of the Green Bay Packers, OL Adam Gettis was a fifth round selection of the Washington Redskins, DB Shaun Prater was taken in the fifth round by Cincinnati and Marvin McNutt, Jr. was a sixth round selection of the Philadelphia Eagles.

2012 NFL Draft Insert

Bernstine (5-11, 205) appeared in 12 games with 11 starts in 2011. He recorded 44 solo tackles, assisted on 45 tackles, recorded three tackles for loss and one quarterback sack. His 7.4 tackles per game ranked 10th in the Big Ten.

Bernstine was one of 11 true freshmen to see action in 2007 after a successful prep career at Des Moines Lincoln. He missed some time due to injury, including the entire 2009 season, but returned to the field in 2010 and is now the 11th defensive back drafted by the NFL under Kirk Ferentz.

During his career, Bernstine helped the Hawkeyes appear in four consecutive bowl games, as Iowa claimed wins in the 2009 Outback Bowl (South Carolina), 2010 Orange Bowl (Georgia Tech) and 2010 Insight Bowl (Missouri) before being defeated in the 2011 Insight Bowl (Oklahoma). Iowa posted a 35-17 record over the past four seasons.

With Bernstine being the sixth Iowa player selected in the 2012 draft, Iowa has had 18 players selected in the last three years. That is the highest three-year total in the history of the Iowa program. Iowa had 16 players selected between 1956-58 and again between 1958-60.

HAWKEYES DRAFTED DURING FERENTZ ERA
2012 NFL Draft
Round 1Riley ReiffDetroitOffensive line
Round 4Mike DanielsGreen BayDefensive Line
Round 5Adam GettisWashingtonOffensive Line
Round 5Shaun PraterCincinnatiDefensive Back
Round 6Marvin McNuttPhiladelphiaWide Receiver
Round 7Jordan BernstineWashingtonDefensive Back
2011 NFL Draft
Round 1Adrian ClaybornTampa BayDefensive end
Round 4Christian BallardMinnesotaDefensive line
Round 5Ricky StanziKansas CityQuarterback
Round 5Karl KlugTennesseeDefensive line
Round 5Julian VanderveldePhiladelphiaOffensive line
Round 6Tyler SashNew York GiantsDefensive back
2010 NFL Draft
Round 1Bryan BulagaGreen BayOffensive line
Round 2Pat AngererIndianapolisLinebacker
Round 3Amari SpieveyDetroitDefensive back
Round 3Tony MoeakiKansas CityTight end
Round 4A.J. EddsMiamiLinebacker
Round 7Kyle CallowayBuffaloOffensive line
2009 NFL Draft
Round 3 Shonn Greene New York Jets Running back
Round 3 Bradley Fletcher St. Louis Defensive back
Round 4 Seth Olsen Denver Offensive line
Round 6Brandon Myers OaklandTight end
2008 NFL Draft
Round 3 Charles Godfrey Carolina Defensive back
Round 4Kenny IwebemaArizona Defensive end
Round 6 Mike Humpal Pittsburgh Linebacker
2007 NFL Draft
Round 3 Marshal Yanda Baltimore Offensive line
Round 4 Scott ChandlerSan Diego Tight end
Round 7 Mike Elgin New England Offensive line
2006 NFL Draft
Round 1 Chad Greenway Minnesota Linebacker
Round 3 Abdul Hodge Green Bay Linebacker
2005 NFL Draft
Round 2 Matt Roth Miami Defensive end
Round 2 Jonathan Babineaux Atlanta Defensive line
Round 4 Sean Considine Philadelphia Defensive back
Round 6 Tony Jackson Seattle Tight end
Round 6 Pete McMahon Oakland Offensive line
2004 NFL Draft
Round 1 Robert Gallery Oakland Offensive line
Round 2 Bob Sanders Indianapolis Defensive back
Round 3 Nate Kaeding San Diego Place kicker
Round 7 Jared Clauss Tennessee Defensive line
Round 7 Erik Jensen St. Louis Tight end
2003 NFL Draft
Round 1 Dallas Clark Indianapolis Tight end
Round 2 Eric Steinbach Cincinnati Offensive line
Round 2 Bruce Nelson Carolina Center
Round 5 Derek Pagel New York Jets Defensive back
Round 5 Ben Sobieski Buffalo Offensive line
2002 NFL Draft
Round 2 Ladell Betts Washington Running back
Round 5 Aaron Kampman Green Bay Defensive line
Round 6 Kahlil Hill Atlanta Wide receiver
2001 NFL Draft
Round 6 Kevin Kasper Denver Wide receiver
2000 NFL Draft
Round 5 Austin Wheatley New Orleans Tight end
Round 6 Matt Bowen St. Louis Defensive back

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